mineral spirits

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min′eral spir`its

a volatile distillation product of petroleum, used as a thinner for paints and varnishes.
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Then every 15 minutes or so he goes out with a rag dampened with acetone or mineral spirits and wipes the oil off.
Any residue can usually be removed by scrubbing with a stiff brush and mineral spirits, but do not use mineral spirits if the adjoining surfaces are painted or have a similar finish.
Pigment Yellow 74 is slightly soluble in mineral spirits but is not soluble in water (Figure 1), therefore it will maintain its crystal structure.
EPA cited the company for RCRA violations involving hazardous wastes stored at the maintenance facility, including lead-contaminated rags, lead-contaminated transformer flushing oil, mercury-containing lamps, and mineral spirits.
Any leftover pen marks clean up quickly with alcohol or mineral spirits and a patch.
A commercial fast-drying soya alkyd with a solid content of 55 wt% in mineral spirits was used both in the 250 g/L VOC soy reactive dikuent-based stain (soy formula) and the 550 g/L VOC control formula (control A).
They are effective alternatives to conventional solvents such as mineral spirits and mineral turpentine.
Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Solvents and Thinners Market by Type (Varnish Markets & Paints, Mineral Spirits and Others), Application (Paints &Coatings, Pharmaceutical, Adhesives, Printing Inks and Others) and Geography - Global Forecast to 2020
You have to mask off porous surfaces and keep mineral spirits handy.
The material can be cleaned with diluted bleach, alcohol, mineral spirits, Armor All and also pressure washed.
Waste generated included ferric chloride, mineral spirits, chromic acid rinse water and sludge, chromic acid, sulfuric acid, trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene.